Category Archives: Writing

Retirement.

Since I started my official working life from when I was just 18 years old, by the time I was 40, I had planned on retiring when I reached 50. I was able to at the age of 52 but … Continue reading

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When I was young.

This week’s topic has been suggested by Shackman for the weekly Friday LBC posts where three of us and some times more write on the same topic. One more blogger Lin is sure to write and you may like to … Continue reading

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I Always Wondered Why!

Lin has once again come up with an enigmatic topic for the weekly Friday LBC posts. Please do go over to her blog and Shackman’s to see what they have to say on this topic. Frankly, unlike other topics that … Continue reading

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Major Life Changes.

In the hustle and bustle of leaving for my sabbatical this LBC post was scheduled wrongly and did not get posted on Friday the 5th inst. when I left home for Chennai. I offer my LBC colleagues my sincere apologies … Continue reading

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Persistence.

“His words, like so many nimble and airy servitors, trip about him at command.:” ~ John Milton Please click on the image to get a larger resolution.

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Value Of A Degree HS & College.

Today’s topic for the LBC comes from a list of suggestions made by Shackman whose take on it promises to be very interesting, coming as it would from a self acknowledged jock. Unlike many of my contemporaries, my late wife … Continue reading

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Being Alone.

Synchronicity strikes again. Number one development – Yesterday my niece Anjali posted a link to an article on her facebook wall that took me to this author and her book. I bought the Kindle version of the book which I … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2015.

No I didn’t get under a blanket and wait for the year to end.  I have been quite busy the last week of this year with a lot of activity.  Even today, the last was busier than normal but I … Continue reading

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Dying To Be Me.

This is a book by Anita Moorjani. I was led to this book by the same people who had persuaded me to read Proof Of Heaven by Eben Alexander about which I had written in my post Too Strange. The … Continue reading

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Limitless.

[rating=6] Another film recommended by my friend Abhaya. To make it worthwhile, his message to me said “‘Limitless’. Bradley Cooper and Robert De Niro. Fabulous.” I bought it lock, stock and barrel and thoroughly enjoyed seeing the film. Thank you … Continue reading

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